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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Arrest made after routine traffic stop (01/02/13)
A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of a Columbus, Ind., man early Wednesday morning. According to Brazil Police Department Chief Clint McQueen, officers stopped a vehicle driven by Charles J. Burton, 25, Columbus, at the intersection of McGuire and Knight streets at approximately 2:26 a.m., Wednesday...
Church places crosses for babies (01/02/13)
JASONVILLE -- One area church is trying to make a big statement. Members of Blessed Hope Baptist Church, located at 9251 N. State Road 59, Jasonville, gathered New Year's Day, to place 1,000 white wooden crosses on the front lawn of the church. According to Senior Pastor Jerry Ross, each cross represents 60,000 babies who have been aborted since the Supreme Court ruling in the Roe Vs. Wade case on Jan. 22, 1973...
Snowman! (01/02/13)
Amy and Bill Black, Staunton, managed to build a 7-foot snowman Dec. 31, at their home. According to Amy, she attempted to make a snowman with her 7-year-old son Dec. 30, but the snow was not packing. She and her husband built the snowman for her son the following day. Amy said it took approximately two hours to make the snowman...
Temperatures to increase by weekend (01/02/13)
According to local meteorologists, warmer temperatures will be moving into the Wabash Valley as early as this weekend. Chief Meteorologist David Wire of WTHI and Chief Meteorologist Jesse Walker of WTWO said near the end of this week into the beginning of next week, temperatures will increase into the mid-to-upper 30s...
Council Meetings Scheduled (01/02/13)
The following is a list of scheduled 2013 meetings for the Knightsville Town Council: The council's first meeting of the new year is Feb. 12. Other meetings are scheduled for March 12, April 9, Mary 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10...
Park Board to meet (01/02/13)
A regular meeting of the Brazil Parks and Recreation Board will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
Poetry Competition taking entries (01/02/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced the 2013 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition. Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 22, 2013. The competition is open to individuals of all ages living, working or attending school in the following six counties: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo...
Genealogy classes coming soon (01/02/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer the series, "Beginning Genealogy Classes," Wednesday, March 20 and 27, April 3, 10, 17 and 24. The sessions will take place from 6-8 p.m., in the lower level meeting rooms at the Vigo County Public Library. Doors open at 5:30 p.m...
Community Notes (01/02/13)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Ice Fishing Jack's Live Bait and Tackle will host its first 2013 Ice Fishing Contest. The contest will begin Friday, weather permitting. Those taking part are asked to bring their largest crappie or blue gill to the place of business...
Tourney time continues for Clay City basketball team (01/02/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The annual Greene County Tourney got underway Wednesday evening with a pair of games as Linton-Stockton took on winless Union (Dugger) preceding a match-up between Shakamak and North Central (Farmersburg). The Clay City Eels open play in tonight's 6 p.m. contest against defending champion Eastern (Greene) before the host Wolverines face newcomer Bloomfield, who joins the tourney field for the first time...
Brazil Buzz (01/02/13)
Several months ago, a reader suggested that I should update my picture. As you see, I finally met the elderly reader's request. Frank Phillips took the previous picture in July 2002, shortly before the first "Brazil Buzz" went to press. A few more wrinkles have surfaced since that day...
Victor Yocom (01/02/13)
Victor Yocom, 62, Brazil, passed away December 30, 2012, at Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Vic was born Nov. 24, 1950, the son of David and Rachel (Parr) Yocom. He graduated from Van Buren High School in 1969. Following high school, he married the love of his life, Linda Rittinghouse in May of 1969. Vic worked at Alcan for many years, and then worked at Putnamville Correctional Facility, where he retired...
Linda C. Beck (01/02/13)
Linda C. Beck, 74, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Dec. 24, 2012. She was born Sept. 17, 1938, in Carbon, Ind., the daughter of Claude and Georgia (Champer) Clark. Linda graduated from Van Buren High School and worked for many years at Ivy Hill, retiring due to medical issues...
Public Record (01/02/13)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 31-Jan. 2: Circuit Court -- Civil SAC Finance Inc. Vs. Tiffany Jones: Civil Collections Portfolio Recovery Vs. Frank French: Civil Collections Superior Court -- Civil...
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